On December 15, at the Blood Center of the FMBA of Russia, a solemn ceremony of awarding letters of gratitude from the President of the Russian Federation was held to 33 specialists of the Blood Service institutions from different regions of the country, who made an invaluable contribution to the organization and implementation of events aimed at maintaining and preserving the donor resource during the pandemic of the new coronavirus infection.
A general assessment of the current situation in the field of blood and bone marrow donation by the participants of the donation institute was obtained in the course of a sociological study by the National Foundation for Healthcare Development and VCIOM "Actual problems of the development of donation of blood and its components in Russia." The study was conducted in 2020; 6,500 respondents from 83 regions of Russia took part in it.
On November 17, a communication platform “Blood Donation and COVID-19. Donor Movement Support” was opened at the Public Chamber of Russia.
At the Republican Blood Transfusion Station in Ufa, a “mechanical employee”, the Russian service robot Promobot, has started to work. The robot was created by the Skolkovo resident company of the same name in Perm.
The "Donor's Breakfast" competition was held in the branch of the Penza College of Food Industry and Commerce in the village of Shemysheika, with the participation of the Penza Regional Clinical Blood Center and the regional newspaper "Novoye Vremya".
On October 5, the monument "Thank you, donor!" was opened in Orenburg. The ceremony was attended by the Minister of Health of the Russian Federation Mikhail Murashko and the Governor of the Orenburg Region Denis Pasler.